Combination: Thymi herba and Primulae radix


This is a summary of the scientific conclusions reached by the Committee on Herbal Medicinal Products (HMPC) on the medicinal uses of thyme and primula root as a combination. The HMPC conclusions are taken into account by EU Member States when evaluating applications for the licensing of herbal medicines containing thyme herb and primula root combinations.

This summary is not intended to provide practical advice on how to use medicines containing combinations of thyme and primula root. For practical information about using thyme and primula root combination medicines, patients should read the package leaflet that comes with the medicine or contact their doctor or pharmacist.

Key facts

Latin name Combination: Thymi herba and Primulae radix
English common name Thyme and Primula root
Botanical name Combination: Thymus vulgaris L.; Thymus zygis L. and Primula veris L.; Primula elatior (L.) Hill
Therapeutic area
Cough and cold
F: Assessment finalised
Date added to the inventory
Date added to priority list
Outcome of European assessment
European Union herbal monograph


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